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Calling Bernie´s Bluff
American Thinker, by Daniel John Sobieski

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Posted By:magnante, 12/30/2017 7:18:52 AM

Kudos to Vermont socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders for handing the Republicans the winning issue to hold and expand their Senate and House majorities in 2018: the idea of making the individual tax cuts, set to expire in ten years due to Senate budget reconciliation rules, permanent. There was Sanders, owner of three homes and patron saint of his admired Venezuela, on CNN´s State of the Union last Sunday bemoaning the fact that corporate tax cuts are permanent but not those for the guys and gals in flyover country: On Sunday, CNN´s "State of the Union" host Jake Tapper put Sen. Bernie Sanders

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 12/30/2017 7:53:48 AM     (No. 11494786)

´Cruz, who has sparred with Sanders in debates on taxes and other issues, has extended an invitation to Sanders to co-sponsor a bill he has already drafted to make individual tax cuts permanent. Put up or shut up, Bernie.´

Hehe... funny. Mr Two faced Bernie thinks Venezuela is so great, he should move there.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/30/2017 8:38:56 AM     (No. 11494819)

Sanders is the worst kind of socialist. he is a socialist that lives in a Democratic Republic and pretends he is an admirer of our Constitution that guarantees individual rights. He is in essence a snake in the grass. A despicable man who would gladly destroy all things we hold dear. He poisons the minds of our young to hate the great gift our founding fathers gave us- which is the greatest, most prosperous form of government a free people ever had in the entire history of human kind. You might notice, Sanders has never held a private sector job in his life except as a failure. He hasn´t got a clue what makes the individual worker survive.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: southernboy, 12/30/2017 9:42:01 AM     (No. 11494872)

"Tax cuts for the rich!" I´m so tired of that malarkey.

Simple math: guy makes $50,000 a year, pays $3500 Federal Income tax.
Millionaire declares $1,000,000 a year, pays, say, $70,000 income tax.

Both get a 10% reduction in taxes.

$50,000 guy saves $350.
$1,000,000 guy saves $5000.

You should give the $50,000 guy a $5000 tax break?

You should give the rich guy a $350 tax break?





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Reply 4 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 12/30/2017 11:24:13 AM     (No. 11494952)

Republicans learned their lesson from the Bush tax cuts where the taxes at the high end of the scale were made temporary and they had to keep fighting the dems to extend them. They made it easy for dems to keep attacking every time it came up.

Now it is the lower income cuts that will need to be renewed. The high end cuts are permanent and off the negotiation table. When the low end cuts are proven successful and the economy continues to grow and the deficit decreases due to growth it will be a YUGE losing issue for dems to fight renewal. The dem whine that taxes will go up in 8 years is ONLY IF THE DEMS DON´T ALLOW THE CUTS TO BE RENEWED! The dems are foolishly making it impossible for them to renew the cuts or make them permanent.

It sure would be a shame to increase lower income taxes Mr. Dem but THAT is what will happen if YOU don´t renew the cuts.

This was positioned brilliantly and the dems are already shooting themselves in the foot. Wait until people see their paychecks actually increasing in February as their taxes drop.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 12/30/2017 12:08:30 PM     (No. 11495001)

I’m constantly amazed that anyone with two live brain cells would pay any attention to that old Communist fool.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jinx, 12/30/2017 1:18:47 PM     (No. 11495082)

That old Communist trying to tell the rest of us how to live makes me sick. He owns three houses and is married to a woman who destroyed a college when she was in charge. He owns three houses while living on his salary. How did he do that?

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